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/ˈsekˌsizəm/,
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Prejudice, stereotyping, or discrimination, typically against women, on the basis of sex,
  1. Prejudice, stereotyping, or discrimination, typically against women, on the basis of sex


  1. discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of the opposite sex
  2. (sexist) discriminatory on the basis of sex (usually said of men's attitude toward women)
  3. (sexist) male chauvinist: a man with a chauvinistic belief in the inferiority of women
  4. Sexism, a term coined in the mid-20th century,Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 6th edition is the belief or attitude that one gender or sex is inferior to, less competent, or less valuable than the other. ...
  5. The belief that people of one sex or gender are inherently superior to people of the other sex or gender; Unfair treatment or discrimination based on a difference of sex or gender; Disadvantage or unequal opportunity arising from the cultural dominance of one gender over the other; Promotion or ...
  6. (sexist) A person who discriminates on grounds of sex; someone who practises sexism; Unfairly discriminatory against one sex in favour of the other
  7. sexist words are words that categorise things according to gender. For example in modern business English the person in charge of a meeting is called the 'Chair' or 'Chairperson', rather than the Chairman or the Chairwoman. ...
  8. Actions or attitudes that discriminate against people based solely on their gender. Sexism is linked to power in that those with power are typically treated with favour and those without power are typically discriminated against. ...
  9. Sexism = Prejudice+ Power against women and people perceived as female. Sexism is the outward manifestation of an inward system of values deliberately designed to structure privilege by means of an objective, differential, and unequal treatment of women, for the purpose of social advantage over ...
  10. the oppression of women.
  11. It should go without saying these days that no sentence should imply that man is a sign that can stand for all men and women. ...
  12. The cultural, institutional, and individual set of beliefs and practices that privilege men, subordinate women, and denigrate values and practices associated with women.
  13. Behaviour and beliefs that rank the sexes (the physical characteristics that define male and female) and genders (cultural and psychological definitions of femininity and masculinity), placing more value on one over the other. ...
  14. The system of oppression that upholds men at the expense of women, across  cultural, institutional, interpersonal, and internalized levels. ...
  15. Any action, attitude, behaviour or language that depicts women as inferior. It is attitudinal and institutional.
  16. The institutional, cultural and individual set of practices and beliefs that assign differential value and treatment to people according to their sex. (NSHRC, Participant’s Handbook, Diversity Training – Train the Trainer, July 2004)
  17. prejudice and discrimination against one sex by members of the other sex, for instance in employment.
  18. defines the ideology of male supremacy, of male superiority and of beliefs that support and sustain it.  Sexism and patriarchy mutually reinforce one another.  source
  19. Sets of ideas, attitudes and behaviour that ascribe one of the sexes with inferior characteristics. See gender, feminism.
  20. Refers to the way in which underlying attitudes, practices and structures lead to inequality between the sexes. It is generally used to refer to the prejudices and discrimination faced by girls and women.
  21. The belief in the superiority of one sex over the other based on the belief that gender is the determinant of human traits and capacities.
  22. Any attitude, action or institutional structure which systematically treats an individual or group of individuals differently because of their gender. The most common form of sexism is discrimination against females. However, it occasionally is manifested as preferential treatment for women. ...
  23. Sexism is prejudice or discrimination based on gender. Like the other "isms," sexism can be both personal and institutional.
  24. The Republican engineered failure of Liberalism to sufficiently Feminize American society to the point where Women run the country by sheer dint of their statistical numerical majority. ...